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All posts tagged as ‘javascript’

  1. Yet another reason to prefer unit tests 😇

    Mar 3, 2020 · javascript react tdd
    Have you ever gotten so frustrated when writing a unit test that you gave up and wrote an end-to-end test instead?
  2. Achieving 100% code coverage will make you a better developer. Seriously.

    Feb 11, 2020 · javascript tdd
    You’re happy to learn new languages frameworks, so why are not happy to learn testing techniques that will help you for the rest of your career?
  3. Do you aim for 80% code coverage? Let me guess which 80% you choose...

    Feb 10, 2020 · javascript tdd
    The only “sweet spot” for code coverage is 100%. Here’s one reason why.
  4. Whatever happened to the test pyramid?

    Feb 6, 2020 · javascript tdd
    The humble unit test has taken a beating in recent times. What did it ever do wrong?
  5. Get your words right!

    Jan 22, 2020 · career javascript
    When you’re in any position of authority, you’ve got to be extremely careful with the words you put out. Here’s why.
  6. Clean code, dirty code, human code

    Jan 19, 2020 · javascript career
    Let’s stop judging each other’s code. Instead, let’s work together to make our codebases better.
  7. A generalist is born when a specialist becomes bored

    Sep 15, 2019 · career javascript personal-growth
    I’m a full-stack developer, which means I’m a generalist. I believe that generalism in software development is a good thing.